APTOPIX Suspect Dies Baltimore

Racism Is Real: The Real Reason Behind Baltimore Uprising – Robert Greenwald

The death of Freddie Gray at the hands of Baltimore police sparked outrage and protests by thousands [3] of Baltimore residents and people of color around the world. It seems that almost daily, the headline “Unarmed Black Man Killed By Police” [4] has pulled back the veil on what many white Americans, liberal and conservative alike, have been blinded to by privilege: racism is real in …

APTOPIX Suspect Dies Baltimore

You Will Be Surprised Who the Outside Agitators Really Are in Baltimore – Max Blumenthal

On Monday, the country watched as a band of outside agitators descended on the streets of Baltimore, attacked locals with blunt force, intimidated innocent bystanders, and even threw rocks [3] at native residents. Every day, these gun-toting rogues come from as far as New Jersey and Pennsylvania to intimidate the good people of Baltimore, forcing communities to cower under the threat of violence. …

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Support for the Death Penalty at Lowest Point in 40 Years – Terrell Jermaine Starr

While most Americans still favor the death penalty for those convicted of murder, support for capital punishment is lower than it has been in 40 years, according to the Pew Research Center [3]. Today, 56 percent of Americans favor the death penalty, six points lower than the 62 percent of people who favored it back 2011. In 1996, support for the death …

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There’s a Very Good Reason Why Black People Despise the Mainstream Media

There is a reason why black people hate the media: they hyper-criminalize us. According to a new study [3] by Media Matters for America, four New York City television stations consistently reported crimes by black people at a higher rate than their arrest rates. Here it is in a chart: Between August 18 and December 31 of last year, WCBS, WNBC, WABC, and …

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Police killed more than twice as many people as reported by US government

An average of 545 people killed by local and state law enforcement officers in the US went uncounted in the country’s most authoritative crime statistics every year for almost a decade, according to a report released on Tuesday. The first-ever attempt by US record-keepers to estimate the number of uncounted “law enforcement homicides” exposed previous official tallies as capturing less …

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Procrastination Part I: Why You Do It

This is the first of a two-part post on procrastination: Part I addresses why we procrastinate; Part II will focus on strategies to decrease procrastination. Many people misunderstand procrastination as a problem of laziness or poor time management. But procrastination—especially problem procrastination—is often a strategy used to manage struggles with self-esteem. Everybody puts off some things some of the time. But some folks …

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The Shocking Tax Loophole for Corporations that Commit Crimes

“Do the crime, do the time,” the old saying goes. Unless, of course, the criminals are corporate executives. In those cases, the culprits are practically always given a “Get out of jail free” card. Even the corporate crimes that produce horrible injuries, illnesses, death, massive pollution, consumer ripoffs, etc. are routinely settled by fines and payoffs from the corporate treasury, …

What is Big Oil Up To?

How can oil prices continue to plummet whilst “The largest U.S. refinery strike in 35 years entered its fourth week on Sunday as workers at 12 refineries accounting for one-fifth of national production capacity were walking picket lines.” This is no isolated phenomenon; the UK oil industry is witnessing a one round burst of 1,500 jobs being slashed. 15,000 more jobs …